Africa's wealthiest musicians revealed

Published: 02 May 2014 | by Music Reporter
Africa's wealthiest musicians revealed
African musicians are fast becoming internationally sought after and here is the full list of the Wealthiest African Artist as stated by source MTV Base.

1. Youssou N'Dour - The Senegalese musician owns the largest media house. He is widely known for the hit song 'Seven Seconds.'

2. P-Square - The identical twin brothers are one of Africa's most successful acts  and they are signed by Akon's Konvict Muzik label and they make $150,000 per show.

3. D'Banj - The multiple MTV and BET award winner is internationally known for his hit song 2012 'Oliver Twist.' He is the first African to be signed to Kanye West's GOOD music label.

4. Koffi Olomide - It is reported that koffi charges up to €100,000. Recently he performed at the wedding of Bona Mugabe, the Zimbabwean president's daughter.  

5. Salif Keita - He is fondly regarded as the 'Golden Voice of Africa and he is a descendant of the founder of the Mali Empire.

6. Fally Ipupa - The MTV award winner and singer-song writer from the DRC was part of Koffi Olomide's band. He is credited with modernising the Lingala music.

7. 2Face Idibia - Singer-song writer 2face Idibia has won many awards and has a vast real estate portfolio in Nigeria.

8. Hugh Masekela - The South African musician is considered one of the most talented Jazz artists in Africa.

9. Banky W - aka Olubankole Wellington is generally regarded as the King of African R'n'B. He was born in the US and grew up in Nigeria. Through the Mr Capable foundation BankyW helps children from poor families.

10. Joe Chameleon - Ugandan reggae musician and is regarded as a the one who restructured and modernised local music.
- answersafrica.com
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